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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.0758S, 179.4786WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak18696315. Event ids that are associated: ak18696315. Exact location of earthquake, 179.4786° East, 51.0758° North, depth 23.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.1 km (14 miles). Global time and date of event 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 20:24:51 / March 14, 2018 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:24:51 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.4786° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0758° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-14 20:24:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-22 21:38:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak18696315 Id of event.
Event Code 18696315 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18696315, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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